Americold

Maintenance Technician-Level 3

US-MN-Brooklyn Park
4 months ago
ID
2017-2382
Functional Group
Maintenance
Schedule
Monday-Friday;8:00 am-4:00 pm

Overview

Americold provides temperature-controlled warehousing and transportation to food producers, restaurants, schools and retail outlets such as grocery stores. We're proud to provide an essential link in the food and beverage industry supply chain, and to play our part in ensuring families across the US and overseas can sit down together to eat.

 

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates 165+ temperature-controlled warehouses in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina, and Canada. In North America we have over 11,000 associates and offer a wide variety of employment opportunities - from warehouse forklift operators and supervisors to accounting, customer support, engineering, transportation, and technology solutions positions.

Responsibilities

Work independently performing routine general maintenance and repair throughout the warehouse. Must be proficient in the troubleshooting and repair of electrical, plumbing, lift truck, refrigeration, ammonia, boilers, and carpentry.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Performs all repair and adjustment of refrigeration system, doors, dock boards, pallet racks, sweepers, sprinkler systems, forklifts, pallet trucks, and electrical work in accordance with OSHA standards
  • Inspects forklifts, pallet jacks, and other operating equipment to ensure compliance with OSHA and operational standards
  • Tests, maintains, and evaluates equipment performance using instruments such as voltmeters, ohmmeters, pyrometers, and pressure gauges
  • Tests and calibrates HVAC equipment
  • Maintains tools and machinery in good condition and use tools and equipment carefully as instructed
  • Maintains batteries and chargers in working order in accordance with OSHA Standard
  • Conducts test of safety equipment (Exit signs, fire extinguishers, sprinkler systems, etc.) to ensure OHSA and operational standards
  • Maintains accurate preventive maintenance records
  • Answer security alarm calls as needed
  • Keeps work area clean and performs housekeeping duties as required
  • Performs related work and other job assignments as required

Qualifications

Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred
  • 3 years maintenance mechanic experience
  • 3 years practical Ammonia refrigeration experience
  • Knowledge of general warehouse practices.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work with hands in mechanically oriented situations.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions, as well as interpret pencil sketches and diagrams.
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts if required, including on call.
  • Must be able to relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions: they must get along with co-workers without exhibiting behavioral extremes; perform work activities requiring reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to criticism from a supervisor. 

Tools and Technology:

  • Knowledge of various types of equipment in maintenance trades.
  • Knowledge of ISO.
  • Knowledge of SAP.
  • Microsoft knowledge.
  • Forklift certification.

 Educational Requirements:

  • Mathematical and documentation skills necessary.
  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED).

 

  • Candidates with RETA courses preferred. However, as a condition of employment, selected candidates will be required to complete (4) courses during the first 12 months.
  • HAZMAT trained candidates are preferred. However, as a condition of employment, successful candidates will be required to be trained in HAZMAT, obtain and maintain the certification.
  • Must have intermediate level knowledge of OSHA PSM program

Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer  EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW

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